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September 1, 2015


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Study Finds Superbugs Rampant In Ground Beef

Consumer Reports says about 20 percent of store-bought ground beef from conventionally raised cows in the U.S. contains antibiotic-resistant bacteria.

October 9, 2014


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Report Finds GMOs Hidden In “Natural” Foods

Without labeling, how difficult is it to identify products containing GMOs?

June 23, 2014


Cases of Cherry 7up soda, with 'antioxidant' on label

Why We Fall For ‘Healthy’ Buzzwords

A new study shows that foods seem more healthy when words like “all-natural” appear on packaging, even when we know better.

May 2, 2014


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What Does ‘Organic’ Label Really Mean?

What "organic" means to the USDA and what it means to consumers may be two different things.

July 13, 2010


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Marion Nestle (Part 2): Food Policy, Local Food & Food Labeling

Earth Eats recently spoke with Marion Nestle, in the second part of our interview, she talks about food policy, the local food movement and food labeling

December 31, 2009

Food Safety 

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Bear Meat: Unsafe. (Duh) Eating Chickens, However…

The CDC recently released a study showing that eating bear meat can be risky business, but if you think eating chicken is safer, you might want to think again.

November 17, 2009

Food Safety 

Large cans of food in a grocery isle.

Canned Foods, BPA and Sexual Health

Recent studies link bisphenol-A, a chemical commonly found in canned foods and plastic bottles, to erectile dysfunction and other health problems

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